Peskesis Christodoulos

Peskesis Christodoulos Internist

Honorary Director, 5th Internal Medicine Department HYGEIA Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Graduation 1969 with the highest degree every year
  • 1971-1977 Medical University of Athens with scholarship from the first year entered 30th
  • Specialized in Internal Medicine in the 1st University Department of Internal Medicine


Doctoral thesis

  • LDH isoenzymes and the evaluation in clinical and laboratory evaluation in neoplasmatic diseases

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Athens Medical Society

  • Geriatric Society of Athens

  • Rheumatology Society of Athens

  • “ Hygeia” Scientific Society

  • Members of Border of Scientific Magazines


Work Experience

  • 1978-1979 Medical Doctor in creta island (Fre Apokoronou Chania)

  • 1980-1982 Assistant Doctor in Hygeia in the Department of Internal Medicine

  • 1982-1985 Training Doctor in Laiko Hospital Athens

  • 1985-1988 Registrar in the 2nd Department of Internal Medicine in Hygeia Hospital

  • 1988-1999 Senior Registrar in 2nd Department of Internal Medicine in Hygeia Hospital

  • 1999-2004 Consultant in 2nd Department of Internal in Hygeia Hospital

  • 2004 Till today Director of the E’ Department of Internal Medicine in Hygeia Hospital


Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Acute diagnosis in diseases with fever of unknown origin

  • Rheumatic fever

  • Hyperlipidemic disorders

  • Thyroid diseases

  • Parathyroid disorders

  • HIV protection –social management

  • Osteoporosis – osteopenia – diagnosis and treatment since 1980

  • Inspiration and creation of the “Scientific Union of Hygeia Doctors” :presentation of interesting cases

Research Interest:

  • Acid-base balance – oxidative stress – incidence in long life

  • Rn (radonio)- Health – Longlife

  • Self healing of neoplasmatic diseases (environment – nutrition – exercise )

  • Idiopathy hypertension (treatment without medication)

  • Flu vaccination morbidty-mortality of vaccinated and non vaccinated population in Greece

  • BMI – Mediterranean diet



  • 1st HIV patient in Greece (3/1985)

  • 1st patient who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Greece was by referred by myself to the surgeon

  • 1st rombotic prostatectomy for prostatic cancer was performed in my patient (2009)